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FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
or alaska not that much further to try to hit the west coast. >> certainly. i mean the department of defense takes these capabilities for what they are. and they try not to read anything else into it. we let the intelligence community central intelligence agency try to figure out what is the intent here what is the motivation what is the strategic goal. our department of defense builds capabilities to defend north korean capabilities that we have to take it serious given the kind of people they are. they are clearly a rouge regime. >> can we protect american soil against a potential nuclear strike or missile strike from north korea? >> individual weapons like this, yes, we definitely can that's why we put together a defense shield. we have the sites in alaska and we have navy cruisers out there who have the capacity to shoot these down. we are the best in the world with this. you saw israelis step it up dealing with hamas as well. >> the iron dorone they knock te rockettes right out of the sky. >> this is a rouge ma sheem that continues to advance capabilities. we have another that we are de
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
the group and how they fit into the wider global terror network. >> the white house on defense over defense secretary nominee chuck hagel's explosive and contentious senate hearing. what are the chances that he'll get confirmed. >>> the dow closing above 14,000 for the very first time in years. will it continue? that's the big question. >>> but up first some brand new developments this out of alabama. that's where a 5-year-old boy remains hostage in an underground bunker. at this hour authorities sent a special message to the man holding him there, jimmy lee dykes. the standoff began five days ago when police say dykes kidnapped the boy from his school bus after shooting the driver. jonathan serrie is live at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ventilation from the surface to his underground bunker. authorities say they have no reason to believe that any
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
company to fell victim to a siesh attack. >> new questions about secretary of defense nominee chuck hagel's performance during his confirmation hearing. the white house says hagel did a fine job in the face of gracive questioning but critics say the nebraska senator came off as ill prepared unable to deflect criticism about his record. look at this heated exchange between hagel and john mccain. >> will you answer the question. will you correct or inkofshth when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since svietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no. >> my service di-- >> are you going to answer the question? the question is were you right or wrong? i would like to answer whether you were right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i am not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> let the record show he refused to answer the question. >> he is the former chair of al gore's president committee in michigan. campaign consultant and national political correspondent for talk radio news service. thank you for joining us. >> il
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
of command. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta signed that order last week. but many insist, this is a basic question of physical ability. >> i think the evidence is clear that combat effectiveness when women have put in those kine of demanding roles, they begin to break down. there is a difference in the physicality of women and men. they're not in the nfl. olympic athletes combeat by gender, not against each other. >> reporter: woeful have been serving in combat roles for years in iran iscprak afghanistan. and supporters say there have been no serious issues. nakts, some say women bring valuable qualities to the battlefield. >> the bottom line is, we need to treat people like individuals. awhat are the capables they brig to the fight, which includes physical strength, plus courage, plus aptitude, plus leadership and all the things we need to have the most effective fighting force. we set standards and allow people to compete as individuals. if they bring the better soldier to the fight, then women should be able to compete on equal grounds. >> reporter: for supporters, it
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
will pay attention to secretary of defense panetta and the chairman of the joint chiefs who are saying that draconian measures will have to be ten. fur lows and lay off in the defense industry and most important to me devastating blow to national security if sequestitration takes place . frankly so far. i have not seen the kind of urgency that many of us feel about sequestitrationn . its implementation. >> this raises big concerns for those employees and what it said about our military right now. >> including our civilian employees of many major defense contractors who will be laid off summarly. >> and another story that i know you are particularly keen on, is that women are going to be allowed to be in combat situation. i know you support this. but many republicans are upset saying it as an opportunity for a social experiment and this is not the time to further that genda- agend a. >> women are in combat begin the nature much war today. the kind of environment in afghanistan, for example where iad's . there is shell rockets and terrorist attacks by suicide bombers and others. but havi
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
combat roles for years. but with the stroke of the pen just last week. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta made it official. women can serve alongside men on the front lines. some opponents say this could lead to problems with unit cohesion and combat readiness. >> my issue here is mixing the genders in infantry units, armor units and special forces units is not a positive. there are many distracters there which puts a burden on the small unit combat leaders, and actually creates an environment because of their living conditions that is not conducive to readiness. others claim women suffer more than men and that pregnancy is an issue. to senator john mccain it's really a question of equal standards for certain demanding jobs. >> i think women obviously are prepared to serve side by side with men in combat. i just want to emphasize though there shouldn't be the same physical and mental standards for anyone to perform certain roles and functions in the military many women say it's just a question of equal rights since serving in combat allows the soldiers to advance through the ranks
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
to be the next secretary of defense. peter doocy has more from washington. >> president obama's nominee to become the next secretary of state. john kerry was received very well in his confirmation hearing for democrat and republican. >> i commend his nomination to you without reservation. >> he will be a terrific bridge from the hill to the administration. >> senator kerry's support is not expected to dwindle. he is very likely to become the next secretary of state. handy capping the odds for confirmation of president obama's other nominees for important decision is tricky. when i nominated him for 2011 i took action to appoint him on my own. >> that appointment expires at the end of this year. president obama renominated him this week. the senator was one of 45 senators opposing his nomination last year. he said until key structural changes are made to ensure accountability and transparency i will continue my opposition to any nominee for director. >> the national security advisor for john brennan to become cia director. chuck hagel to become defense secretary could be bumpy. both men have been
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
and former nebraska senator chuck hagel to become defense secretary could be bumpy. but, both men have been making rounds on capitol hill trying to convince senators they are capable of filling critical national security posts for the next four years. >> arthel: peter doocy, thank you very much. >> rick: budget negotiation, the number one topic in the republican weekly address. south dakota senator john thune talking about the importance of getting finances under control and, the need to change the government's spending habits. >> washington is addicted to spending your money. over the past four years, our country has added nearly $6 trillion to the national debt. at $16.4 trillion, our nation's total debt is larger on our entire country. we can't add a trillion dollars to the debt every year as we have for the past four years. a major credit rating agency is already down -- has downgraded our nation's credit once and if we don't make real progress on spending reforms more downgrades are likely, in the near future. >> rick: he says the first priority in congress every year is coming up with
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
nebraska senator chuck hagel, president obama's nominee for defense secretary, hagel has been able to slowly grow a little more support in the senate ahead of his confirmation hearing and now though, some senators are raising questions about deputy national security advisor john brennan's chances of becoming cia director since at least one democratic senator has an issue with mr. brennan's role in the government, targeting americans that we thought were involved in terrorism, such as anwar al-awlaki, jamie. >> jamie: thank you so much for the look there. thank you. and as peter mentioned the federal court of appeals did unanimously ruled that president obama violated the constitution when he bypassed with a recess appointments that involved three vacancies to the national labor relations board. a tactic both parties used to keep presidents appointing people they don't like and the president claims he acted properly because the senate was away for the holidays, but the federal court didn't agree, instead that the senate was still technically in session. what does it mean for the cou
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